Dining At The Huntington

Whether you’re looking for a quick snack with your family or a leisurely meal in the middle of your visit, we have a delicious option for you. Our five distinct locations offer seasonal, locally grown, made-from-scratch food and beverages. Join us for a bite to eat!


1919 (Cafe)

1919 (Café) 

No reservations required | Family friendly
Open 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday – Monday

The Bar (inside 1919) open 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday – Monday

Named for the year The Huntington was founded, 1919 serves brick-oven pizzas, pasta, salads, soups, sandwiches, and daily specials created by our executive chef. Head to the Border Grill taqueria inside for Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger’s signature modern Mexican cuisine, suitable for all ages. Have time to linger? Stop by The Bar for sushi or an array of tempting global small plates, all of which can be paired with beer, wine, or craft cocktails. And for a truly spectacular view, the outdoor seating overlooks the gardens, including the Huntington Art Gallery (formerly the Huntington mansion).  

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Red Car (Coffee Shop)

Red Car (coffee shop) 

Serving Illy Coffee

No reservations required | Family friendly

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday - Monday

Nestled between the Huntington Store and admissions, this modern coffee bar offers specialty coffees, teas, and other hot beverages, along with sodas, Fosselman’s ice cream, baked goods, flatbreads, and freshly made grab-and-go sandwiches and salads.

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Rose Garden Tea Room

Rose Garden Tea Room

Reservations required. Admission to The Huntington is a separate and required cost.
Open 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday – Friday
10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday Sunday

Set within the historic Huntington Rose Garden, the Tea Room offers an elegant and memorable experience inspired by the tradition of English tea service with a distinctive California twist. Nibble on scones, delicate finger sandwiches, composed salad, and seasonal desserts, accompanied by a selection of herbal and Fair Trade teas or sparkling wine.
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Freshwater Dumpling and Noodle House

Freshwater Dumpling and Noodle House

No reservations required | Family friendly

Open 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday - Monday

In the Chinese Garden, innovative chefs Kajsa Alger and Susan Feniger (of Blue Window fame) offer authentic dumplings and noodle dishes drawn from the many regions of China as well as from surrounding influences such as Nepal and Mongolia at this affordable café in the Freshwater Pavilion. Choose from a variety of beverages, including tea or craft beer, to enjoy with your meal.

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Patio Grill

Patio Grill

No reservations required | Family friendly

Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday

Created by Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, the casual, outdoor Patio Grill offers global-meets-local flavors drawing from the rich culinary heritage of Los Angeles’ many communities — griddled Cubano sandwiches; grilled corn with smoky aioli and cheese; roasted yam, quinoa, and kale salad; seasonal aguas frescas; and more. Located adjacent to the Shakespeare Garden (near Rose Garden Tea Room) and American art galleries.

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Huntington Hospitality by Bon Appétit / Special events & catering

Huntington Hospitality by Bon Appétit

Special events & catering

Looking for the perfect place to hold your private parties? We offer flawless service, attention to detail, and outstanding food that, when coupled with our singularly beautiful spaces, will make an event at The Huntington exactly what you envision: perfect. Whether you’re planning a bridal shower or a children’s party, a special family holiday bash, or an outside-the-box business meeting, we’re here to help.

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About The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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